Social Media News: Twitter Policies Against Suspicious Harassments Attitudes.

The social media company, Twitter,  has said they are taking action over trolls that distract from the public conversation by making their tweet less visible.

The social media is known for combating abuse, assault and harassments in its media avenue for years. Twitter, in its statement, said it would now look at behavior signal to improve the quality of discussion on its media avenue.

People contributing to the healthy conversation will be more visible in conversation & search. twitter said

The Social media company, Twitter has given the example below as suspicious behaviour

The social media company, Twitter, its policies against suspicious harrasment attitudes

  • Account falling to confirm the email address which they had signed up with.
  • A person registering different accounts at the same time.
  • Someone repeatedly tweeting at people that did not follow them.
  • Being part of coordinated attacks on another person.

Twitter has said a majority of complaints which the users have made concerned below one percent of the overall number of accounts on the service.

The challenges for us has been how we can proactively address these disruptive behaviours that do not violate our policies but negatively impact the health of the conversation.

Furthermore, the social media said, that the accounts which portray suspicious attitudes would become less visible on its media avenue. Most especially, in public conversation and search results. “Because this content doesn’t violate our policies, it will on Twitter, and will be available if you click on show more replies or choose to see everything in your search setting.” Twitter said.

Twitter tests of the new system had brought an outcome of little abuse reports which have been filed, suggesting that people were having better experience.

The announcement came to be on the when Facebook published figures for the very first time detailing the scale of efforts to enforce its policies.

Finally, the media has said that it has deleted and added warnings to about 29m posts which have broken its rules concerning hate speech, graphic  violence, terrorism and sex within the first three months of the year.

Chris Adedoyin


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